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This killer opioid could become a weapon of mass destruction
Nancy Pelosi's next challenge is governing liberals in an era of divided government
Interior Secretary Zinke resigns amid investigations
Meeting a life-saving challenge
Glad You Asked: Is the corn burning furnace in use at school?
Wave of nursing home closures hitting small communities
Enbridge to remove existing Line 3 from tribal lands if new pipeline is built
Facebook says new bug allowed apps to access private photos of millions of users
Christmas on the Ranch: With a Purpose
Pinke: Project draws out the untold stories of women in ag
place a business brief
Trump gets win as China makes good on pledge to buy US soy
Thune: Farm bill will allow farmers more flexibility
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
Tobacco farmers already switching to hemp, may look at cannabis
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
Mayfield, Browns rally past Broncos
Timberwolves fall to Suns, fall to 0-4 on road trip
Photos from the DWU Men’s game against Concordia
Photos from the DWU women's game against Concordia
Area basketball roundup: Bridgewater-Emery girls surge past Parker
Darcy D. Constant
WOSTER: For the good of public, open discourse can't hurt
Salonen: Hubby celebrates ‘first’ birthday with heart
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness can bring us to our knees
WOSTER: Just a touch over 6-foot-1 — still am. I swear it.
Hawk shot with arrow euthanized at U of M Raptor Center
Examining mallards: New technology helping gather information on ducks
Optimism brings more hunters: Pheasant license sales up slightly
Side by side, veteran Minnesota wardens train rookies
Controversial South Dakota deer-hunting license system changes still a possibility
October 1, 2018
Nobel Prize in medicine goes to cancer immunotherapy researchers
The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded Monday to cancer researchers James Allison, 70, and Tasuku Honjo, 76, whose studies led...
October 1, 2018 - 6:58am
August 16, 2018
FDA approves first generic version of EpiPen
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first generic version of EpiPen on Thursday, August 16, a move that will bring new competition...
August 16, 2018 - 1:11pm
June 25, 2018
FDA approves first marijuana-derived drug to be used to treat childhood epilepsy
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug derived from marijuana, which will be used to treat two rare and severe forms of childhood epilepsy. The drug, called Epidiolex, is an oral solution containing highly purified cannabidiol, or CBD, which is one of scores...
June 25, 2018 - 3:29pm
April 23, 2018
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
An Afghanistan war veteran who had his genitals blown off by a roadside bomb is the recipient of a donated penis and scrotum that doctors hope...
April 23, 2018 - 9:36pm
April 9, 2018
This strange syndrome causes people to think their loved ones have been replaced by identical impostors
On a beautiful autumn afternoon in New York's Central Park, Carol Berman had the horrifying realization that her husband of 40 years no longer...
April 9, 2018 - 3:17pm
March 25, 2018
For the faintest of heart: Abbott’s pediatric mechanical heart valve - the world’s smallest - is approved by FDA
LITTLE CANADA, Minn. — In a laboratory near Interstate 35E and Minnesota 36, Abbott Laboratories employee Teresa Tollefson peers through...
March 25, 2018 - 6:07am
March 8, 2018
Premiums for ACA health insurance plans could jump 90 percent in three years
Insurance premiums for Affordable Care Act health plans are likely to jump by 35 to 94 percent around the country within the next three years,...
March 8, 2018 - 1:40pm
March 6, 2018
Citing a 'personnel matter,' three top executives from Essentia Health leave staff
Three of the top executives at Essentia Health have left the health system. Jeff Korsmo, Tracy Miland and Bob Brigham "are no longer with Essentia...
March 6, 2018 - 4:59pm
December 14, 2017
He was a renowned surgeon - until a doctor found his initials burned on a patient's liver
Patients often can't help but wonder what doctors and nurses are doing while they're sedated. Some suspect trash talking. Others are wary of...
December 14, 2017 - 3:11pm
December 13, 2012
Report says surgery choice often depends on geography, including in SD
Whether patients have elective surgery depends largely on where they live and not necessarily how sick they are, a newly released report says. "It really reveals some of the most troubling aspects about our health care system," said David Goodman, a co-principal investigator...
December 13, 2012 - 6:46am
December 1, 2012
Retired Mitchell doctor takes medical skills around the world
Dr. Sandro Visani doesn't mind long hours away from home, hard work or living without amenities like air conditioning. What he does mind...
December 1, 2012 - 7:59am
November 8, 2012
Woman's malpractice suit against Mitchell doctor goes to high court
PIERRE -- A Plankinton woman's attorney told the state Supreme Court on Wednesday that testimony excluded from a malpractice trial unfairly damaged her case against a Mitchell doctor. Following a three-day trial last January in Mitchell, a jury rejected Bette Thompson's malpractice...
November 8, 2012 - 6:28am
October 30, 2012
Heart transplant transforms life
Morris Beck recalls the first words he spoke to his wife Ardis in the recovery room after receiving his new heart in an Aug. 2 transplant operation. ...
October 30, 2012 - 7:21am
October 4, 2012
Avera fined for causing radiation burns in cancer patient
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission plans to fine a Sioux Falls hospital $11,200 for incidents in which a breast cancer patient suffered skin burns during treatment. The commission says the incident at Avera McKennan Hospital involved brachytherapy, which irradiates...
October 4, 2012 - 2:58pm
July 27, 2012
Hutterite gene: SD researchers study lethal syndrome affecting infants
Three Hutterite women gather around a table at Oak Lane Colony in rural Alexandria, relishing the air conditioning. It's mid-afternoon, and they've...
July 27, 2012 - 11:27pm